verifiable

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adjective ver·i·fi·able \ˌver-ə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\

Definition of verifiable

  1. :  capable of being verified

verifiability

play \ˌver-ə-ˌfī-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

verifiableness

noun

Examples of verifiable in a Sentence

  1. we're not sure whether that's a verifiable hypothesis

  2. you need a verifiable letter from your doctor to file a claim for short-term disability

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Origin and Etymology of verifiable

verify + -able


First Known Use: 1593



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